Skip to main content

About your Search

20121201
20121231
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 10:00am EST
like the navy within the chinese system to kind of push for greater -- much greater development at a much better, faster pace and a larger budget. and they're taking sort of a mahanian approach to their military or their naval developments, and that will be interesting to watch. >> so one of the things that means for us, bob, is that increasingly, chinese assets, naval and air, are operating further -- farther from chinese borders. the united states has -- and its allies -- has been very active. we forward-deployed in the asian-pacific region, and as a result, our forces are going to operate in closer proximity on a much more regular basis. so one of the things that's most important -- and you've seen what secretary panetta has done, and the chairman and other key military leaders -- is seek a deeper dialogue between our two military organizations, not just to get up this issue of transparency, which is of critical importance, but also to deal with issues associated with inadvertence and miscalculation. we do not want a situation where local circumstance can lead to unintended conseq
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm EST
from a peak of 202, 000 during the past decade. we are also making investments to be capable of more quickly confronting a wider range of threats across a more dispersed geography. this past february, navy and marine corps conducted their first large-scale amphibious exercise in more than 10 years. in march, the army conducted its first exercise in its new decisive action framing environment that emphasizes combined arms maneuver against a combination of regular and conventional opponents. the second element of our defense strategy is to maintain our force protection where we needed. in the middle east and in the asia-pacific region. the asia-pacific region is obviously an area of growing importance to our economy and our security. in the middle east, represent continuing threats to our security as well. even after the withdrawal of troops from iraq. we have maintained a substantial military presence in the middle east. in order to deter aggression. respond to crisis, and short regional stability in the face of historic unrest and a continuing threat from iran. last week, i visited s
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:30am EST
courageous men, whom i had never personally met, but whose families i had a chance to greet and hug when the military brought the remains back one last time to andrews air force base. glenn doherty was a former navy seal. tyrone woods was another seal. sean smith, an air force veteran. we want to say thank you to all of them, to the fallen, and their families. they all gave to the nation, and we are grateful beyond words for their service and sacrifice. from the very beginning of the benghazi event, every member of this committee has shared with the president and secretary clinton our determination to get all the facts about what happened and why. we submitted many questions to the state department to be incorporated into this investigation, and we are very pleased that they have been. we have had a number of classified briefings, and yesterday, the committee heard from ambassador john pickering and admiral mike mullen. we heard them deliver a frank and comprehensive set of findings to the review board. admiral mullen and ambassador pickering are two of america's most distinguished and capab
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
honorary degrees from 15 states and the district of columbia. i would say the navy chose the best person they could have for that job, and dick lugar became known not only for his hard work but his intellectual prowess. senator lugar, at the young age of 35, became mayor, serving two terms. there is no question that dick lugar is recognized as one of the most influential and visionary mayors that indiana has ever seen, and i would submit that the country has ever seen. i was working full time and attending indiana law school at night, and that did not leave much time for us to enjoy the amenities of indianapolis, but, frankly, there were very few to enjoy it at that particular time. it was then that our newly- elected mayor began a transformation. it is now one of the most attractive and livable cities in america. he worked with the assembly. he extended the boundaries of the city and provided comments, is essential services more efficiently, -- and provided common, essentials services more efficiently -- essential services more efficiently. it became a model for the country. moving from
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4